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4 Tips for Accommodating Paternity Leave

February 19, 2020 | 895 views

4 Tips for Accommodating Paternity Leave
4 Tips for Accommodating Paternity Leave

It’s no secret that the United States is far behind dozens of western countries in offering paid paternity leave. Currently, a handful of states mandate paid leave for fathers of newborns or newly adopted children. This can be tough on businesses to provide. Under 20% of companies offer the benefit voluntarily, and the cost and uncertainty are daunting for small companies.

Where paid paternity leave is not required, many companies do offer time for new dads to kick off this new phase in life at home with their child. Unfortunately, for most, it is still unpaid. No matter how your state and company approach this more common benefit, scheduling leave and accommodating employees’ needs comes with some common-sense planning.

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Are You Encouraging Paternity Leave?

September 7, 2016 | 1,317 views

Are You Encouraging Paternity Leave?

Are You Encouraging Paternity Leave?

Consider this: What would you do if one of your male employees approached you about paternity leave? Would you respond favorably if a male asked for a flexible work schedule to care for his child?

 

Although many men are choosing jobs that offer flexible options for this very reason, a Bain & Company study found that these requests are being denied.

 

The Proof is in the Numbers

 

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Are You Encouraging Paternity Leave?

August 7, 2016 | 1,419 views

Are You Encouraging Paternity Leave?

Are You Encouraging Paternity Leave?

Consider this: What would you do if one of your male employees approached you about paternity leave? Would you respond favorably if a male asked for a flexible work schedule to care for his child?

 

Although many men are choosing jobs that offer flexible options for this very reason, a Bain & Company study found that these requests are being denied.

 

The Proof is in the Numbers

 

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